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Question:

According to Linnaeus’ classification system, which of the following would be less restrictive than the family of an organism?

A order
Explaination

In Linnaeus' classification system organisms are grouped/classified according to their kingdom, then the phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species. The less restrictive groupings would be the Kingdom and Phylum as many organisms may fit under the same grouping in these categories, as organisms are assigned to families, genus, and species, the classifications become more and more specific. An order is less restrictive (more inclusive) than the family category.[Life Science]